Pro Sports

Wide receiver Williams joins Chiefs, hopes to play in Denver

The Kansas City Chiefs believe Kyle Williams will be able to contribute on special teams when they travel to Denver for their big showdown Sunday night.

Cabrera repeats as AL MVP; McCutchen wins NL award

Tigers third basemen Miguel Cabrera won the American League MVP award while Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen claimed the National League prize.

Former Missouri pitcher Max Scherzer wins Cy Young

Former Missouri All-American pitcher Max Scherzer won the AL honor after leading the majors in wins while going 21-3. He received 28-of-30 first-place votes.

Kyle Williams lands with unbeaten Chiefs

Wide receiver and return man Kyle Williams was claimed off waivers by the Kansas City Chiefs on Wednesday, one day after his release from the San Francisco 49ers.

Peyton Manning missing from practice

With the undefeated Chiefs next on the schedule, Manning sat out of the week's first practice to give his tender ankles — which make him feel like the James Caan character in the movie "Misery," as Jim Nantz recounted Manning telling him — a bit of a rest.

Chiefs' Bowe to start against Denver after arrest

Dwayne Bowe, who was cited for possession of marijuana, will play for Kansas City against Denver Sunday.


SEC teams scramble to salvage, upgrade bowl hopes

SEC teams are working to spruce up their bowl resumes for better-paying games in the season's final weeks.

Blues fall to Coyotes 3-2 in overtime

Phoenix's Oliver Ekman-Larsson made the overtime goal to secure a 3-2 over St. Louis on Tuesday night.

Dolphins case puts GM, coaching jobs in jeopardy

The Dolphins' harassment scandal is threatening the season and job security, leaving the future of coach Joe Philbin, his assistants and general manager Jeff Ireland in doubt.

Rams' defensive core was in place when Fisher arrived

On Sunday, the Rams (4-6) totaled four interceptions with three against the Colts' quarterback Andrew Luck, matching his season total the previous eight games. The Colts never threatened another comeback effort they've been known for, and were held to just 18 yards rushing and 2 for 12 on third down.

Kansas City's Dwayne Bowe arrested for speeding, marijuana possession

Chiefs' wide receiver Dwayne Bowe was pulled over for going about 48 mph in a 35 mph zone, police in suburban Riverside said Tuesday.

Peyton Manning, Denver prepare for Kansas City's defensive attack

Peyton Manning's battered body is forcing the Broncos to consider a plan of protection as they head into Sunday's game against the undefeated Chiefs. Kansas City has collected 36 sacks this season.

Chiefs remain on top of AP Pro32 power rankings

The unbeaten Chiefs barely held onto the top spot Tuesday in voting by a 12-member media panel that regularly covers the league. Kansas City, off last week, earned 374 points and five first-place votes, while the second-place Seahawks had 373 points and five No. 1 nods.

Bucs hold off Dolphins 22-19 for first victory

Rookie Mike Glennon threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to tackle Donald Penn and led a long fourth-quarter touchdown drive to put the Buccaneers ahead for good in a 22-19 victory over the embattled Miami Dolphins on Monday night.

Bad day at worst time ruins Kenseth's season

Matt Kenseth did his best to put on a brave face following his worst performance of the season, which just happened to come at the worst possible time in his championship battle with Jimmie Johnson.

Rookies of the Year: Jose Fernandez and Wil Myers

Fernandez stood out in a very deep National League class, and Myers took home the American League prize after putting up impressive offensive numbers in barely half a season.

13 free agents turn down qualifying offers

Thirteen $14.1 million qualifying offers were turned down Monday, as baseball's general managers began their fall meeting Monday.


Alderson: Stacking money, but Mets have only 5s

After two offseasons of cutting payroll, the Mets are ready to spend now that Johan Santana, Jason Bay, Carlos Beltran, Jose Reyes and Francisco Rodriguez all are off the active books.


Rams at best entering bye week

The Rams built such a huge cushion against the heavily favored Indianapolis Colts that they didn't need any late-game scores to end a three-game losing streak.

MRI shows no damage to Manning's ankle

Peyton Manning is expected to play Sunday when the 8-1 Broncos take on the undefeated Kansas City Chiefs.